Mon, Nov 27, 2023
rime Minister Narendra Modi took a sortie on Tejas aircraft in Bengaluru, Karnataka during his visit to Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to review the ongoing work at its manufacturing facilities. PM Modi took to X (formerly Twitter) and shared his experience. PM termed it an “incredibly enriching” experience and wrote that it left a renewed “sense of pride” with him. The first version of the Light Combat Aircraft was inducted into the Indian Air Force in 2016.
Sat, Sep 16, 2023
The plan to buy the indigenous plane was announced in Spain by Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari soon after receiving the first C-295 transport aircraft in Spain
Sun, Aug 07, 2022
Defence expert Qamar Agha said that if compared to Sukhoi, Tejas is much lighter.
Tue, Jul 31, 2018
The minister stated that out of total 20 IOC aircraft (16 fighters and 4 trainers), 9 fighters have been delivered by HAL to IAF till date, while the production of remaining 11 IOC aircraft (7 fighter + 4 trainer) are taken up at HAL. The aircraft is currently capable of undertaking Air Defence Operations and conventional ground attack with heavy bombs is feasible, he said.
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